Small Quiz

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QUESTION 1

Grit is another name for:

 

Shale   

Sandstone    

Granite        

Breccia ???????

QUESTION 2

The nature of winter rainfall in north western India is:

 

Convectional       

Orographic    

Monsoonal        

Cyclonic

QUESTION 3

In the deserts the amount of rainfall per annum is:

 

less than 25cm      

less than 50cm        

less than 500cm      

250 – 300cm

QUESTION 4

Precipitation takes place when:

 

The sky is overcast with clouds        

Temperature of moisture in air suddenly increase      

Temperature of moisture in air sharply decrease     

Winds begin to blow in a circular motion

QUESTION 5

Which of the following clouds is made up of tiny ice particles?

 

cumulus cloud 

stratus cloud 

cumulonimbus cloud 

cirrus cloud

QUESTION 6

Which cloud is known as high cloud ?

 

Cirrus  

Stratus 

Nimbus 

Cumulus

QUESTION 7

Oxygen in the upper atmosphere is converted into

 

Hydrogen  

Nitrogen   

Ozone     

Carbon dioxide

QUESTION 8

Hail strom occurs in summer season due to the formation of clouds called

 

Cumulus 

Cumulonimbus 

Cirrus 

Cirrocumulus

QUESTION 9

Which of the following types of rainfall occurs at places having continental type of climate?

 

Convectional  

Cyclonic       

Relief      

Rainfall does not occur at these places

QUESTION 10

Which of the following types of rainfall is often accompanied with lightning and thunder?

 

Orographic     

Convectional   

Frontal   

None of these